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Health and Safety Director

Job Title: Health and Safety Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Orpington
Salary: 80000 - 100000
Contact Name: Julie Rose
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

A growing business in Orpington is looking for a qualified and experienced Health & Safety Director to join their team.

You will be responsible for leading a mixed group of consultants in various sectors and H&S disciplines. The team currently provides advice to clients internally, supporting the company and externally to various established clients. Predominately working with property and construction organisations, with a heavy bias on delivering CDM services at this time.

You will also be responsible for the commercial management and progression of the business, whilst leading a proactive and established team across the company’s offices. For doing this, you will receive a range of benefits including a contributory pension scheme, depending on the length of service from 24 days holidays.

As Health & Safety Director, your daily duties will include:

  • Day to day management of the Group and assistance to the business.
  • Preparation and review of fee tenders and opportunity.
  • Agreeing Conditions of Engagement and fees with Clients, including ensuring fee proposals are sent to Clients as soon as possible.
  • Reviewing with group members fee plans and forecasts and updating fee plans.
  • Providing consultancy and in-house advice on all aspects of CDM/construction H&S.
  • Preparing and developing Client deliverables e.g. management systems, procedures, training.
  • Delivering elements of the service offering as necessary.

To be the successful Health & Safety Director, you will have the following skills and experiences:

  • Be conscientious, enthusiastic, well organised and confident.
  • Encouraging to others and strong attention to detail.
  • A full understanding of H&S Management systems in line with OSHAS 18001 (ISO 45001) as a minimum requirement.
  • A comprehensive understanding of CDM 2015 and other pertinent H&S legislation.
  • Commercial awareness and the ability to demonstrate the previous management of a team.
  • The ability to be able to manage a team of H&S practitioners.

In return, the Health & Safety Director will receive a salary of £80,000 - £100,000 per year.